A festival that announces the start of the Mt. Fuji climbing season
On June 30th, on the previous day of opening Mt. Fuji, the annual "Mt. Fuji Opening Eve Festival" is held in Fujiyoshida City. The Fuji-ko people parade with the citizens from Kanadorii Park to Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine at the starting point of Mt. Fuji Yoshidaguchi trail. After their arrival at the shrine, the ceremony of the trail opening is held with the summer purification ritual, and the mountain opening is declared.
|Opening Times||Jun. 30|
|Transport||Public transport: Take the bus from Mt. Fuji Sta. on Fujikyuko Line. Get off at Sengen Jinja-mae. It is then approx. one minute on foot.|
Car: It is approx. five minutes from Kawaguchiko I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.
|Car Park||Approx. 100 spaces|